Gavin Smith

Doctoral Researcher in English/Creative Writing

About Gavin...

Doctoral Researcher in English/Creative Writing at Royal Holloway & Visiting Screenwriting Lecturer at the University of the Arts, London

Gavin Smith is professional writer, with eleven published novels as well as a number of short stories and novellas. As well as prose work he has optioned a number of feature-length screenplays and written for the computers games industry. He is currently researching the ‘secularisation’ (ala: Charles Taylor) of speculative fiction. Part of this research involves looking at fictional depictions of violence.  

Institutional Affiliations


Royal Holloway, University of London

PhD candidate in English/Creative Writing